Technique of the Saxophone, Volume 1

Scale Studies

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  • Suggested Retail Price: $19.95
  • Format: Book
  • Pages: 176
  • Dimensions: 9 x 12
  • ISBN: 0-7935-5409-8
  • SKU: 50449820
  • Publication Date: November 01, 1986

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Volume One: Scale Studies This Berklee Workshop features innovative exercises and solos that will help you learn melody, harmony, rhythm, and improvisation techniques for the saxophone.

Specific performance tools provide a solid foundation for learning to improvise, helping you to express your musical ideas with confidence.

Volume One covers:

  • General practice tips
  • All major scales and related modes
  • 210 exercises designed to enable students to perform any major scale, beginning on any scale degree


Joseph Viola

Joseph Viola was the founding chair of the Berklee College of Music Woodwind Department, a master woodwind player, and teacher…